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Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 05/07/21

Outbreak in Kearney nursing home proves value of COVID vaccines

Henry Cordes, Omaha World Herald
On the surface, the news sounds alarming: More than half the residents of a Kearney…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 04/27/21

Do I need a mask outdoors? CDC says certain activities are safe for fully vaccinated people

Erika Edwards, NBC News
Outdoor activities are safe without masks — regardless of whether a person is vaccinated —…
Douglas County News | 04/23/21

Douglas County health officials chart new strategies for vaccinating Omaha-area residents

Julie Anderson, Omaha World Herald
Nebraska saw the COVID positivity rate increase over 5% last week. With some vaccine clinics…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 04/16/21

Don Bacon, dealing with lingering effects of COVID, encourages people to get vaccine

Bob Glissman, Omaha World Herald
U.S. Rep. Don Bacon is encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine as he deals…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 04/16/21

Ignore bogus COVID vaccine survey

Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, Federal Trade Commission
Scammers are using a new trick to steal your money and personal information: a bogus…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 04/13/21

An Update on the Johnson and Johnson Vaccine

Department of Health and Human Services
As of April 12, nearly seven (7) million J&J doses have been administered. The U.S….
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 04/05/21

Gov. Ricketts receives first dose of COVID vaccine

Samantha Bernt, Omaha World Herald
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts received his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine Saturday afternoon at…
Douglas County News | 03/31/21

For Latino elders, family ties form an important bridge to vaccination

Maria Concepcion Fernandez Valadez, 92, got vaccinated against COVID-19 following the example and advice of…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 03/30/21

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines 90% effective in preventing coronavirus infections in U.S. study of essential workers, CDC says

Nurse Sandra Lindsay receives the second dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine in New York…

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